Press release

A mentor for lakhs of students and nationalist workers is no more

SAMACHARA BHARATI CULTURAL ASSOCIATION 
 
PRESS RELEASE 
29th June 2017 
With the passing away of Sri Hari Hara Sarma garu  lakhs of students and nationalists have lost a mentor and guide. 
Sri Thumalapalli Hari Hara Sarma garu was born in a village in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh;
He completed his  post graduate in MA English from Andhra University and later completed  LLM.
After working as lecturer in govt colleges in various parts of Andhra Pradesh including Rajamundry, Kurnool & Cuddapah , he took over responsibility and then retired as Principal, Vijayanagar College of Commerce , Mehdipatnam.
He was also one of the founders and served as founding Principal of Rachana College of Journalism, Narayanaguda.
He became a swayamsevak in late 1950’s of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh. In the spirit of swayamsevaktva, he offered his voluntary services in building a number of institutions.
He was serving as : 
1. Jagriti Prakashan Trust – President ( 2000- 2005 ) & later Secretary ( 2007 upto 2017 ), which bring out the Oldest Telugu weekly, Jagriti.
2.Secretary, Keshav Memorial Educational society till date.
3 Editor of Shankar Krupa ( magazine by Sringeri Matha ) for over 2 decades and also
4. Guide for Sandipani, a magazine run by ABVP.
In the past, he held responsibilities of : 
 
1. President of Samachara Bharati Cultural Association for over 12 years
2. Held responsibility State Vice President of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad ( ABVP ) and served as Prant Pramukh for ABVP for over 30 years.
3.. He was a  Special invitee of the National Executive Council of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad for many decades.
He breathed his last at the age of 78 years in Durgabai Deshmukh hospital in Vidyanagar, Hyderabad  owing to lung infection. He is survived by his  Wife, 1 son and 2 daughters.
With his loss, lakhs of karyakartas in both the Telugu states have lost a guide and mentor.
Om Shantih !